Plant Base Online (beta)

botanical name:
Tiarella cordifolia
Tiarella cordifolia © Deeproot Plant Base
thumbnail    thumbnail   
common name:  Foam flower
family:  Saxifragaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: light green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
description:
Vigorous rhizomatous perennial. Lobed, hairy pale green leaves, tinted bronze-red in autumn. Spike-like racemes of numerous small creamy-white flowers in summer.

cultivation:
Moist, humus-rich soil in a cool shady position.

propagation:
By seed or division in spring.

usage:
Excellent ground cover for shady spots.

other notes:
RHS AGM
Deeproot tree logo

You can also install Plant Base on your computer:

  • self contained application
  • more features
  • update and add records
  • larger and higher quality pictures
  • fast and efficient
  • always available, no connection needed
  • Windows, Mac and Android

details ...